Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment’ Category
(From release)When you imagine downtown Huntsville, what experiences do you envision from Thanksgiving to New Years?
Mayor Tommy Battle wants to know your ideas in his December topic on the Imagine Huntsville community forum page. The 2012 season offers a wide variety of activities, but we are already thinking ahead to 2013. So, what ideas do [...]
(From release) The City of Huntsville announced today the addition of five community centers to its growing list of free WiFi access points now available through the Parks & Recreation Department and Traveller Multimedia Network.
The new locations include Cavalry Hill Community Center, Westside Community Center, Lakewood Community Center, Dr. Richard Showers Sr. Recreation Center and [...]
(From release) Parkway Place Mall will welcome the Radio City Rockettes®, known worldwide for their eye-high kicks, to the Food Court on Wednesday, September 12 at 4pm. Children are invited to participate as the Radio City Rockettes demonstrate their famous kicks, provide a glimpse of the history of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and discuss [...]
(From release) Brahan Spring Park is sporting a new look after receiving nearly $2 million in improvements in the last three years. Today, the 170-acre park is rapidly returning as one of the City’s most desirable locations for families to picnic and enjoy outdoor activities.
“Brahan Spring Park is one of the City’s greatest assets, and [...]
(From release) The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announces 80 Our Town grant awards totaling $4.995 million and reaching 44 states and the District of Columbia. Huntsville’s Arts Council is one of the grantees and will receive $50,000 to support a planning project to connect and engage neighborhoods, business districts, residents, and visitors through [...]
(From release) Mayor Tommy Battle announced a new KaBOOM playground is coming soon to Lakewood Park on York Road in North Huntsville. The $40,000 playground will feature a variety of play equipment along with an expansive open space and running area.
The playground is being made possible, in part, through a $15,000 grant from KaBOOM, a [...]
(From release) SPACE CAMP® was founded in 1982 as the U.S. Space & Rocket Center ® museum’s education program to promote the study of math, science and technology. This education program couples classroom instruction with hands-on activities and teaches teamwork, decision-making and leadership.
Rocket scientist Dr. Wernher von Braun, while leading the team of scientists and [...]
(From release) Sci-Quest, Hands-on Science Center is making waves with a new permanent exhibit called Electromagnetic Spectrum, sponsored and built by Dynetics. This new exhibit offers visitors the opportunity to learn much about the energy that emanates from outer space and surrounds them each day. Through hands-on stations at the exhibit, Dynetics shows that contrary [...]
(From release) The Madison Arts Council is happy to announce our summer Gazebo schedule. These free music events are something that we are happy to provide to the community. We invite everyone to the family friendly concerts every Thursday night starting on May 31st from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Gazebo is a fantastic setting in [...]
(From release) Building on the first two phases of the special needs “EveryBody Can Play” playground in Brahan Spring Park, the City of Huntsville, Optimists and Kiwanis clubs broke ground today to begin the third and final phase—a water feature for the children.
The $250,000 splash pad brings the total investment in the special needs playground [...]